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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247914
Last updated: 17 February 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402 Dash 8
Owner/operator:Westjet Encore
Registration: C-FWEP
C/n / msn: 4548
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC/CYYC) -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC/CYYC)
Destination airport:Fort McMurray Airport, AB (YMM/CYMM)
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
A DHC-8-400 operated by Westjet Encore, was conducting flight WEN3139 from Calgary Intl. (CYYC), AB to Fort McMurray (CYMM), AB with 4 crew members and 25 passengers on board. During the initial climb out from CYYC, the flight crew observed a master caution #1 PEC light followed by an overspeed indication for the #1 propeller. A MAYDAY was declared to ATC, the reference section of the QRC was actioned, and the crew proceeded to shut down the #1 engine (Pratt and Whitney Canada PW150A) as per the QRH. A single engine approach and landing was conducted to RWY 17L in CYYC, where the aircraft landed without further incident. Following a visual inspection by ARFF, the flight crew taxied the aircraft to the gate.

Company maintenance replaced the #1 PCU as per AMM 61-20-11 and after a satisfactory test flight, the aircraft was released back to service on January 29, 2021.



Other occurrences involving this aircraft

12 Jul 2018 C-FWEP WestJet Encore 0 Calgary Int'l, AB (CYYC) min
17 Jan 2019 C-FWEP WestJet Encore 0 6 nm N of Kelowna (CYLW), BC non

Revision history:

17-Feb-2021 10:39 harro Added
17-Feb-2021 10:40 harro Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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